Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today reached out to nearly 2.5 lakh youths during the innovative ‘New Odisha Dharmapada Dialogue’ programme here.
The Minister attended the main programme held at the Railway Auditorium here with an attendance of nearly 2,000 youths. Special arrangements were made at 430 places across State, where the young masses, especially students interacted with the Union Minister directly via videoconferencing.
Students were sought guidance from the Union Minister about their academic career.
On the occasion, the Minister also highlighted several initiatives being introduced by the Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministry for youths and advised them to avail the facilities for a bright future. The programme was dedicated for the youths.
The Minister also emphasised the need to provide the youthful manpower with skills and ability to tackle global challenges.